The Year We Hid Away (The Ivy Years Book 2)
She's hiding something big. He's hiding someone small.Scarlet Crowley's life was torn apart the day father was arrested for unspeakable crimes. Now the shock has worn off, but not the horror.It's a safe bet that Scarlet is the only first year at Harkness College who had to sneak past TV news... show more
She's hiding something big. He's hiding someone small.Scarlet Crowley's life was torn apart the day father was arrested for unspeakable crimes. Now the shock has worn off, but not the horror.It's a safe bet that Scarlet is the only first year at Harkness College who had to sneak past TV news trucks parked on her front lawn just to leave town. But college will be Scarlet's fresh start. Clutching a shiny new student ID -- with a newly minted name on it -- she leaves it all behind. Even if it means lying to the boy she's falling for.Bridger McCaulley is a varsity hockey star known for being a player both on and off the ice. But a sobering family crisis takes that all away. Protecting his sister means a precarious living arrangement and constant deception. The only bright spot in his week is the few stolen hours he spends with Scarlet.The two form a tentative relationship based on the understanding that some things must always be held back. But when grim developments threaten them both, going it alone just won't work anymore. And if they can't learn to trust one another now, the families who let them down will take everything they've struggled to keep.New Adult romance, including sexual situations. Suitable for ages 17+
Publish date: 2014-05-26
Publisher: Rennie Road Books
Pages no: 274
Edition language: English
I admit that I approached this one with slight trepidation. Mostly because both Scarlet and Bridger came into the relationship with a secret on their back. Scarlet is hiding her whole identity, being the daughter of a man who is allegedly accused of having sex with underage boys, which results in he...
This is the second book in the series and I could see the setup in this one. I definitely like a happy ending, but it's a bit disappointing how neatly and tidily they tie up all the sudden. Still, this is good NA (and I kind of hate NA). I am a bit unsure how the characters differ from book to bo...